Marking:  Lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling);  Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);  gothic t (London date mark for 1714–15);  Ash in oval punch (maker's mark for Thomas Ash).
Location of marks: – On underside of wells
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. , until September 28, 1967; sold to Irwin Untermyer ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1967–68; to MMA)
Artist: James Cox (British, ca. 1723–1800) Date: 1766Medium: Case: gold with diamonds and paste jewels set in silver, pearls; Dial: while enamel; Movement: partly gilded brass and steel, wheel balance and cock of silver set with paste jewelsAccession: 1982.60.137On view in:Gallery 540